The latest foodservice management practices, food-safety news and more.

Health Inspections

If someone asks you what health department inspectors look for first when they show up at your foodservice operation, you might say cleanliness, employee hygiene, proper temperatures, or even good r...


Beyond 'usual' rice

Whether you're serving elementary school–age kids or sophisticated corporate types, Mom's edict— "Try it, you'll like it!"—holds true when it comes to rice beyond the standard white, Spanish and fried varieties.

Diversified product abounds on the fortified beverage landscape, so how's a person to choose what to stock in the finite space of a reach-in refrigerator or vending slot?

Metz & Assocs. partnered with major food suppliers to celebrate Mardi Gras at several of its college accounts and award scholarships totaling $15,000 to students.

Sen Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Sen. Richard Lugar (R-IN) have introduced legislation to allow the Secretary of Agriculture to more effectively restrict the sale of soft drinks and other foods of minimal nutritional value in schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).

Under the new specs, finished products will continue to be tested for Salmonella and E. coli0157:H7. Products that test positive will be excluded from purchases. Also, testing will be extended to ra...

Operators seeking tasty, economical, highly nutritious, heart-healthy and easy-to-prepare dishes need look no farther than the multitude of those featuring beans. What's more, beans are an extremely popular component of innumerable ethnic dishes, whether highly or subtly seasoned.

Shellfish is a broad term that includes any type of aquatic animal that has a shell of some kind. A few popular names that make their way onto our menus include: crabs, lobster, shrimp and clams.

Palo Alto CA–based Bon Appetit Management Co. has made its reputation creating one-of-a-kind dining facilities for its clients in the corporate, college/university and specialty sectors.

SHRIMP RECIPES FROM FISHERY Fishery Products Intl., Inc., has created a free pocket-size recipe booklet that offers eight unique menu applications for its award-winning North At...

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